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Gwinnett College

2 Campuses
4 Programs

Gwinnett Colleges & Institute provides students with career-focused education that gets them ready for entry-level employment and advancement opportunities.

Six campuses are spread across Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina. Technical programs vary by campus and include training in the medical, business, paralegal, ultrasound, and massage therapy career areas. Other specialty areas include dental assisting, cosmetology, computers, accounting, and personal training.

Each campus is dedicated to preparing college students to be competent, caring, and wholesome individuals serving in teams in a variety of medical and business settings. In addition, all Gwinnett Colleges & Institute campuses seek to provide students with the opportunity to develop their potential to the fullest in a caring and nurturing environment.

Available Programs

  • Massage Therapy
    Cosmetology and Wellness

    Gwinnett’s massage therapy training consists of a well-planned sequence of courses, with each class preparing you for the more intensive information to follow. The curriculum includes training to provide you with the scientific knowledge, manual skills, and mastery of business to successfully become a professional massage therapist.

    Key topics covered during the training include the following:

    • Swedish massage
    • Deep tissue massage
    • Neuromuscular therapy
    • Chair massage
    • Reflexology
    • Sports massage
    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Business and success techniques

    Upon graduation, you will be qualified to seek an entry-level position for a clinical, medical, or deep tissue massage therapist in wellness clinics and centers, spa environments including resorts and franchises, and self-employment.

    Sandy Springs and Lilburn Degree Completion

    The Sandy Springs and Lilburn campuses provide graduates of the diploma programs with the opportunity to transfer the credits awarded and earn their associate degrees by completing additional courses. Students completing the Massage Therapy diploma program at the Sandy Springs campus can transfer their credits into the Associate of Applied Science Massage and Natural Health degree program. Students at the Lilburn campus can transfer their credits into the Associate of Science in Business, Massage Therapy concentration, degree program.


    Available at these locations

    Raleigh, NC

    3200 Spring Forest Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27616

    Sandy Springs, GA

    6690 Roswell Rd NE
    Sandy Springs, GA 30328

    Disclosure

    For a list of disclosures as required by the U.S. Department of Education, click here.

  • Paralegal
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    Gwinnett Colleges & Institute’s diploma and degree programs in paralegal studies provide you with the theoretical and practical knowledge and the legal skills necessary to perform many paralegal functions including research, writing, investigation, and interviewing.

    In your studies, you will gain knowledge of the paralegal and legal assistant’s role in areas such as tort law, litigation, criminal law, civil law, real estate, bankruptcy, wills/trusts and estates, and domestic relations. Theoretical and practical knowledge of how a traditional legal office operates on a day-to-day basis is also included as part of the training. Those in the degree programs will also complete general educations courses that prepare them for lifelong learning.

    You will learn how to:

    • Investigate the facts of a case
    • Conduct research on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles
    • Organize and present information
    • Keep information related to cases or transactions in computer databases
    • Write reports to help lawyers prepare for trials
    • Draft correspondence and other documents such as contracts and mortgages
    • Get affidavits and other formal statements that may be used as evidence in court
    • Help lawyers during trials
    • Assist attorneys prepare for hearings, trials, and corporate meetings


    The Lilburn, Marietta, and Raleigh campuses offer the following programs in paralegal and legal assistant students:

    Lilburn Campus

    • Paralegal Studies – Diploma
    • Paralegal Studies – Associate of Applied Science Degree

    Marietta Campus

    • Paralegal Studies – Associate of Applied Science Degree

    Raleigh Campus

    • Paralegal Studies – Diploma Program

    Available at these locations

  • Medical Office Administration
    Medicine and Health Care

    Gwinnett College’s medical office administration diploma program is designed for students seeking to train for an entry-level career in a medical office assistant environment.

    The program includes training in general office skills, computer skills, medical office procedures, and medical insurance and coding procedures.

    During the externship component of the program, you will apply the skills learned during your classroom training in actual medical settings.

    Topics within the medical office administration program include the following:

    • Medical bookkeeping
    • Office procedures
    • Medical insurance and coding
    • Medical office management
    • Medical laboratory procedures
    • Medical law and ethics

    Graduates of this program will be qualified for a variety of front-office positions in the medical field including medical assistant, patient account clerks, medical billers, office administrators, and medical records specialists.

    Lilburn Business-Associate of Science Degree-Medical Office Administration Concentration

    The Business-Associate of Science Degree-Medical Office Administration Concentration program at the Lilburn campus is designed to provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to function in the ever-changing business world. You’ll complete selected core curriculum courses that focus on general business and business technology.

    After your education, you can seek entry-level positions for medical office administrators, billers and coders, patient intake representatives, medical records clerks, and accounting specialists.


    Available at these locations

    Raleigh, NC

    3200 Spring Forest Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27616

    Sandy Springs, GA

    6690 Roswell Rd NE
    Sandy Springs, GA 30328

  • Medical Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    When it comes to training in the field of medical assisting, Gwinnett Colleges & Institute has several options. All school campuses offer diploma programs, with the Lilburn, Marietta, and Sandy Springs campuses offering medical assisting associate degree programs as well.

    Regardless of the credential, the core curriculum focuses on the medical assisting skills and training you will need to seek entry-level employment in physicians’ offices, clinics, hospitals, and other medical settings.

    In your training, you will take a variety of courses related to both the front and back office functions. The medical assisting externship component provides the opportunity to put into practice the skills you’ve learned in an actual medical setting working with actual patients.

    To ensure a well-rounded medical assisting graduate, some programs may include training in medical insurance and coding, medical transcription, and bookkeeping as it relates to the medical office. Degree programs contain general education courses that are designed to expand your knowledge base and provide a solid educational experience.

    The following are just a few of the skills taught in the programs:

    • Measuring vital signs
    • Patient preparation for medical examinations
    • Updating patients’ charts
    • Interaction communications with physicians and other medical professionals
    • Preparing examination rooms
    • Performing triage functions with patients
    • Performing laboratory tests
    • Performing phlebotomy procedures

    Available at these locations

    Raleigh, NC

    3200 Spring Forest Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27616

    Sandy Springs, GA

    6690 Roswell Rd NE
    Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Disclosure

For a list of disclosures as required by the U.S. Department of Education, click here.

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